Historical Events In 1944
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Dec 09 In the year 1944 laird Cregar, actor (Charley's Aunt, Hangover Square), dies at 28
Dec 10 In the year 1944 9 Dutch citizens hanged by nazis
Dec 11 Surprise attack on House of Keeping Axe, 29 prisoners freed in the year 1944.
Dec 12 In the year 1944 three Evacuation Squadrons (VE) were established in the Pacific from Air Sea Rescue Squadron
Dec 13 In the year 1944 japanese kamikaze crashes into US cruiser Nashville, kills 138
Dec 13 In the year 1944 lupe Velez, actress (Joe Palooka), overdoses on seconal at 34
Dec 14 Begin(ning) Liese-Aktion: werving of labor force for Germany on this day in history.
Dec 14 On this day in history congress establishes rank of General of the Army (5-star general)
Dec 15 On this day in history a single-engine plane carrying bandleader Glenn Miller vanishes over the English Channel while en route to Paris.
Dec 15 Bandleader, Major Glenn Miller, lost over English Channel in the year 1944.
Dec 15 On this day in history glenn Miller presumed dead after his plane disappeared over the English Channel
Dec 15 In the year 1944 glenn Miller, US band leader/jazz composer, dies at 40
Dec 16 On this day in history battle of Bulge begins in Belgium
Dec 16 Battle of the Bulge begins in Belgium on this day in history.
Dec 16 In the year 1944 germans begin Battle of the Bulge to strike back at U.S. troops.
Dec 16 Glenn Miller, US jazz composer/orch leader (Danny boy), dies at 40 on this day in history.
Dec 16 The Battle of the Bulge begins in WWII as Germany launches a surprise counter-attack against Allied forces in Belgium in the year 1944.
Dec 17 In the year 1944 green Bay Packers win NFL championship
Dec 17 Japanese-Americans released from detention camps in the year 1944.
Dec 17 Pieter A Roodenburgh, student/resistance fighter, dies at 26 in the year 1944.
Dec 17 On this day in history uS Army announces end of excluding Japanese-Americans from West Coast
Dec 18 Destroyers "Hull," "Spence" & "Monaghan" sink in typhoon (Philippines) in the year 1944.
Dec 18 Destroyers "Hull," "Spence" and "Monaghan" sink in typhoon (Phillippines) on this day in history.
Dec 20 Abbas Hilmi II, viceroy of Egypt (1892-1914), dies at 70 on this day in history.
Dec 20 In the year 1944 archbishop De Young & bishop Huibers condemn black market
Dec 20 Battle of Bastogne, Nazis surround 101st Airborne (NUTS!) on this day in history.
Dec 21 In the year 1944 cards' Marty Marion wins NL MVP
Dec 22 Antoine Mariotte, composer, dies on 69th birthday in the year 1944.
Dec 22 Germans demand surrender of American troops at Bastogne, Belgium on this day in history.
Dec 23 Beginning of harsh winter on this day in history.
Dec 23 On this day in history hMCS Clayoquot (Minesweeper) torpedoed off Halifax
Dec 24 Joseph Gustav Mraczek, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
Dec 25 Canadian Army captures Adriatic coast city of Ravenna, Italy on this day in history.
Dec 26 Battle of Bastogne-US Gen Patton's 4th Pantzers repulse Germans on this day in history.